Kerala Assembly adjourned sine die amidst LDF protest

 The 14-day-long session of the Kerala Assembly ended today amidst protest and ruckus by CPI(M)-led LDF opposition, demanding resignation of Finance Minister K M Mani against whom Vigilance and Anti-Corruption Bureau has registered a graft case in the bar bribe scam.

'Stop Acid Attack' campaigners detained during protest outside Parliament

 A group of 'Stop Acid Attack' campaigners including six acid attack survivors were today detained by police when they tried to stage a protest outside Parliament House here.

Imran Khan calls off sit-in protest following Peshawar attack

Pakistani opposition leader Imran Khan Wednesday called off a four-month long protest movement to topple the government following the massacre of nearly 150 people by the Taliban at a school in the northwest.

Protest rallies in Kolkata over terror attack in Pakistan

 Expressing solidarity with the families who lost their children in the terror attack in Pakistan, people took to the streets in the city today to condemn it.

Hong Kong left deeply polarised by protests: Analysts

 The demolition of Hong Kong`s main protest camp ended a pro-democracy occupation that paralysed the city for two months, but the campaign has left the city deeply divided both politically and socially, analysts say.

Hong Kong to shut down last, smallest protest site

Hong Kong police said today that they would clear out the third and final pro-democracy protest camp next week, putting an end to demonstrations that have blocked traffic in the southern Chinese city's streets for 2 1/2 months.

Sex protest outside UK parliament over porn 'censorship'

Campaigners in favour of hardcore pornography staged an unusual protest outside the British parliament on Friday against new rules banning a series of extreme sex acts from online videos.

Students stage protest in Srinagar over acid attack

 Several students on Friday staged a protest at Residency Road here over the acid attack on a 21-year-old girl, a student at a private Law college, demanding strict implementation of laws on crimes against women.

Who is responsible for mass religious conversion in UP?

Some 200 people did religious conversion in Uttar Pradesh on Wednesday. Who is responsible for mass religious conversion in UP?

UK police arrest 76 at London Eric Garner "die-in" protest

  British police said on Thursday they had arrested 76 people at a protest about the death of Eric Garner, an unarmed black man killed in New York in a police chokehold, after demonstrators attacked a shopping centre in west London.

Palestinian, Israeli officials dispute autopsy on dead Palestinian minister

Israeli and Palestinian officials issued conflicting accounts on Thursday over the results of an autopsy on a Palestinian minister who died after being shoved and grabbed by the neck by an Israeli policeman at a West Bank protest on Wednesday.

Cuba police arrest 32 during rights protest

Police in Havana arrested at least 32 people Wednesday at a demonstration marking Human Rights Day, AFP reporters on the scene observed.

Hong Kong protest leaders will `stay to end` as police swoop looms

Hong Kong`s student protest leaders said Wednesday that they would "stay to the end" as police prepared to swoop on the city`s main rally site after more than two months of mass pro-democracy demonstrations.

AAP, NSUI stage protest outside Rajnath Singh's residence over taxi rape

Scores of Aam Aadmi Party and NSUI workers were on Monday detained when they staged protests outside Home Minister Rajnath Singh's residence over the rape of a 27-year-old woman by a taxi driver on Friday night.

Students protest against Uber cab rape outside Delhi police headquarters

Student associations have started to protest against Uber cab rape outside Delhi police headquarters.

Supporters protest in favour of Sadhvi Niranjan in Delhi

Supporters protest in favour of Sadhvi Niranjan in Delhi.

More Hong Kong students likely to join hunger strike

More students in Hong Kong who have been protesting for more than two months for free elections in 2017 are contemplating joining a hunger strike begun by student leader Joshua Wong and two other activists.

Police baton charge blind protesters in Pakistan

 Pakistani police in the eastern city of Lahore Wednesday baton charged dozens of blind people protesting against the government for failing to implement an official quota for government jobs.

Custodial torture of students in Bihar provokes protest

Hundreds of students Monday protested and ransacked the office of Veer Kunwar Singh University in Bihar's Bhojpur district against the torture of two student leaders in police custody, an official said.

Egypt braces for Islamist protest

Egyptians on Friday braced for a major protest by Islamists calling for the toppling of the government.